Oregon Society of Artists Gallery Portland Oregon

The OSA Gallery is open to the public for free viewing

Gallery Hours:

Monday - Saturday, 1 - 4 pm daily (excluding holidays)

Visitors are welcome! While you visit, inquire about classes, workshops, upcoming demos, and becoming a member.

 

2019 Gallery Exhibits

February

Gallery II Exhibit February 14 - March 4

The Artists of IdeAL-PDX at OSA


Eduardo Cruz, Untitled

IdeAL-PDX at OSA
OSA welcomes fifteen artists from IdeAL-PDX in this 4th annual exhibit.

IdeAL - PDX is a collaboration among Latino Artists of the Northwest who come together to participate with different local organizations such as Oregon Society of Artists to show their work and the strength of relationships between colleagues.

Please join us for the opening reception Saturday, Feb. 16 from 4-6pm (open to the public).

 


 CALL TO ARTISTS

 


Artists' Entry Fees:

OSA does not take commission fees for selling artists' work.
Download the required OSA Release Form to submit with your artwork

Non-juried shows: (Open to the public) $25 for 1 to 3 paintings
Non-juried art shows accept all media: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Mixed Media, Photography, Pastel, Digital Media, Glass Fused, Encastic Painting

Spring (March) and Fall (September) Juried shows: (Members Only) $25 for 1 painting, $30 for 2 paintings No photography accepted

Rose Festival (June) Juried show: (Open to the public) No photography accepted in juried shows
   OSA Members: $25 for the first entry, $10 for the second entry
   Nonmembers: $35 for the first entry, $10 for the second entry

200 for Under $200 show: (Open to the public) $35 for the first entry, $15 each for 2nd and 3rd entry.  Photography accepted

back to 2019 Exhibits

Framing Rules:

Download a printable pdf with framing guidelines for juried and non-juried shows
PLEASE NOTE: Please take care that your entries meet all specifications. Entries not meeting these specifications will not be accepted.

Framing Guidelines for NON-JURIED SHOWS:

  • Paintings must be framed to OSA standards and ready to hang
  • All frame styles are acceptable
  • Frames must have hanging wire secured with D-ring style hangers. No other hanging system will be accepted
  • Unframed "gallery wrapped" canvases must have:
    • Sides painted, NO raw canvas showing
    • NO staples showing
    • MINIMUM DEPTH – 1 ½ inches
  • NO screw eyes – NO saw tooth hangers
  • Taut wire must be attached to the frame not the painting
  • Color mats are acceptable/Dark mats are acceptable
  • MAXIMUM framed dimension – 48 inches – on any side
  • MINIMUM framed dimension – 11 inches – on any side
    • Exception to 11 inch minimum: When one dimension is shorter than 11"…Any 2 conjoining sides that total 22 inches are acceptable, example, a canvas measuring 8"x 16" = 24"
  • Entries larger than 22" x 28" – outside dimension – MUST be Plexiglas – No scratches
  • Glass and mats must be clean and free from lint/hair/spots, etc.
  • Collages: 75% of the work must be original to the artist

 

 

 

 

Framing Guidelines for JURIED SHOWS: 

  • All work must be original to the artist 
  • No class work is accepted 
  • No wet paint 
  • Paintings must be framed to OSA standards and ready to hang 
  • Unframed "gallery wrapped" canvases must have:
    •   Sides painted, NO raw canvas showing
    •   NO staples showing
    •   MINIMUM DEPTH – 1 ½ inches 
  • Plain, simple frames complete with hanging wire secured with D-ring style hangers 
  • NO screw eyes – NO saw tooth hangers 
  • NO ornate frames accepted 
  • Taut wire must be attached to the frame not the painting 
  • Outside mat – white or off white ONLY – NO dark mats 
  • Inner mat liner – Color is acceptable – NO larger than ¼ inch 
  • MAXIMUM framed dimension – 48 inches – on any side 
  • MINIMUM framed dimension – 11 inches – on any side
    • Exception to 11 inch minimum: When one dimension is shorter than 11"…Any 2 conjoining sides that total 22 inches are acceptable, example, a canvas measuring 8"x 16" = 24" 
  • Entries larger than 22" x 28" – outside dimension – MUST be Plexiglas – No scratches 
  • Glass and mats must be clean and free from lint/hair/spots, etc.

back to 2018 Exhibits